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Top 10 News Articles of 2021, Nos. 10-6: Meet the Metaverse, Next-Gen System Center Coming, More

10. Microsoft Is Retiring Internet Explorer on Windows 10 Next Year (May 25)
Internet Explorer 11, the final version of Microsoft's venerable Internet browser, will fall out of support next year for select Windows 10 editions. [Read here]

9. Metaverse at Ignite: Microsoft's Vision for a 'Hyperconnected' World (Nov. 4)
During his keynote talk at the Microsoft Ignite event, taking place virtually this week, CEO Satya Nadella described an emerging "metaverse" of digital experiences that will sustain businesses in the new world of hybrid work. [Read here]

8. State of the Channel Report: We're in the Midst of a Big-Three Channel Pivot (Dec. 3)
Three industry trends are "redefining the current state of the channel," say researchers at Ingram Micro Cloud. [Read here]

7. Microsoft Says System Center 2022 Will Arrive Early Next Year (Sept. 23)
Microsoft is planning to release its new System Center product in the first quarter of 2022. [Read here]

6. Microsoft Promises To Raise Azure AD Uptime to 99.99 Percent (Jan. 5)
Starting April 1, Microsoft plans to increase its service-level agreement (SLA) for Azure Active Directory to "four nines" of uptime -- or 99.99 percent -- each month. [Read here]

Stay tuned for Nos. 5 to 1.

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